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Worm

NHMUK-1885.12.1.301

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Scientific name:

Praxillella kerguelensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

149G

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Family:

Maldanidae

Genus:

Praxillella Verrill, 1881

Species:

Praxillella kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)

Station/Area Information

Station:

149G

Date collected:

29/01/1874

Area:

Off London River, Kerguelen, Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

110 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.83

Decimal Longitude:

69.30

Surface Temperature:

40.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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